Independence SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
7

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Independence, Missouri Info Snack

Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. It lies within Jackson County, of which it is the county seat. Independence is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2010, it had a total population of 116,830.
Population
117,369
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$102,800
Median Income
$46,268
Median Rent
$807

Rankings for Independence in Missouri

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1

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Population 95,270

2

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3

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Population 34,195

4

Mission Hills, KS
Population 3,578

5

Fairway, KS
Population 3,946

6

Liberty, MO
Population 30,602

7

Greenwood, MO
Population 5,771

8

Pleasant Hill, MO
Population 8,321

9

Blue Springs, MO
Population 54,036

10

Gladstone, MO
Population 26,738

Map Of Independence, MO

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 117,369 0.1%
2016 117,217 0.0%
2015 117,192 0.0%
2014 117,160 0.2%
2013 116,881 0.3%
2012 116,513 0.3%
2011 116,118 0.5%
2010 115,578 -

Crime in Independence Per 100k

Crime Independence MO USA
Violent Crime 551.9 530.3 382.9
Murder 9.4 9.8 5.3
Robbery 133.3 103.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 381.0 372.0 248.9
Property Crime 5725.5 2833.9 2362.0
Burglary 670.6 492.0 430.4
Larceny 3976.8 2016.0 1694.0
Car Theft 1078.1 325.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
77.9% (91,484)
African American
7.1% (8,348)
American Indian
0.4% (513)
Asian
1.2% (1,466)
Hawaiian
0.6% (706)
Other
0.6% (756)
Two Or More
2.2% (2,596)
Hispanic
9.8% (11,500)
Race Independence MO USA
White 77.9% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 7.1% 11.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 1.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.2% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.8% 4.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Independence, Missouri

Less than $10,000
7.0% (821,583)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (715,950)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (1,373,217)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (1,338,006)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.8% (2,089,168)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (2,241,747)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (1,478,849)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (1,173,690)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (269,948)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (223,001)
Income Independence MO USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 7.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 5.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 10.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.8% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 18.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 12.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 3.9% 6.3%

Gender in Independence

Female
52.6% (61,788)
Male
47.4% (55,580)
Gender Independence MO USA
Female 52.6% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.5% (4,080)
9-12th Grade
7.9% (9,311)
High School / GED
37.6% (44,131)
Some College
24.7% (29,013)
Associate's Degree
7.5% (8,761)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (15,225)
Master's Degree
4.7% (5,488)
Professional Degree
0.7% (778)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (577)
Education Independence MO USA
< 9th Grade 3.5% 3.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.9% 7.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.6% 30.9% 27.3%
Some College 24.7% 22.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.5% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 17.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.7% 7.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.2% 1.4%

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